26
Feb

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 500iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Manual

During the second round of eliminations of the NHRA Arizona Nationals, living legend John Force would suffer a massive engine explosion before losing control and crashing with opponent Jonnie Lindberg. Continue on to see all the shots from this breathtaking incident.

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12
Feb

Canon 1Dx mk2, 300mm, 500iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual

As if the weekend for the John Force family hadn’t been enough with John Force’s wild qualifying explosion that sent him to the hospital, during the first round of eliminations at the season opening NHRA Winternationals, reining World Champion Brittany Force would ride out a wild crash in her Monster Energy sponsored dragster that would have Brittany bouncing off both walls before getting upside down and then on fire. Continue on to see the crash from start to finish through the lens of my Canon 1dx mk2….

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09
Feb

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 400iso, f5, 1/4000th, Manual

During the second round of qualifying on the opening day of the NHRA season, funny car driver John Force would go for a wild ride after enduring a big explosion during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

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03
Mar

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Terry Haddock has an engine fire in the first round of eliminations for the Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE IMAGE

Here are my favorite images from race two of the 2017 NHRA season, the Arizona Nationals.  Continue on to see all the shots!

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02
Nov

With the NHRA circuit down to just three races remaining, the Arizona Nationals near Phoenix would make our break the championship hopes of several professional drivers. While temperatures would exceed 100 degrees all weekend at Firebird International Raceway making for a miserable time shooting and getting down the track for drivers, it was still 20 minutes from my place so I would get to sleep in my own bed every night.

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24
Jun

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of participating in a pretty cool project for ESPN the Magazine. To make a long story short they hired 25 photographers around the world to all shoot a sporting event on the same day (May 7th). My editor asked if I would be interested in covering the Supercross championship race in Vegas. I couldn’t say yes quick enough!

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26
Dec

A new category in my best of series this year is my best portraits. While I rarely shoot portraits I have been doing my best to make an effort to start doing more so I can get better at them. While the photos in this post are not on the level of my sports action stuff I will share them anyways.

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Posted in ASU, Baseball, Basketball, Best of, ESPN the Magazine, MLB, NBA, NHRA, Off Road Racing, Pocket Wizard, Portraits, Racing, Sports   | 3 Comments
21
Oct

Normally when I post a drag racing blog I typically lead off with my coolest photo of the weekend. When a destroyed camera is the lead photo I am pretty sure you can guess what the story of the weekend will be for me!

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29
Sep

After a month of drag racing, baseball and football I was super excited to get back out on the dirt to shoot the stars of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series as they made their second stop of the year at Speedworld in Surprise, AZ. On top of the normal action stuff I shoot I decided prior to the event that it was time to bring out my soft box setup and do some driver portraits.

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09
Sep

Indy Car has the Indianapolis 500, NASCAR has the Daytona 500, but when it comes to NHRA the grand daddy of them all is the U.S. Nationals. With all the different sports I shoot it has gotten harder and harder for me to be able to fit NHRA in my schedule but when the race fell on an open weekend in my schedule I just had to shoot this race. Strap in, here we go!

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